1945 - A chronicle of the life of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who she shot after he locked her in a room & demanded sex. Baker was charged with capital murder for killing her employer, Ernest Knight. In 2005, 60 years after her execution, the Georgia Parole Board issued Baker a full and unconditional pardon.

Ga. Woman Pardoned 60 Years After Her Execution

1945 - A chronicle of the life of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who she shot after he locked her in a room & demanded sex. Baker was charged with capital murder for killing her employer, Ernest Knight. In 2005, 60 years after her execution, the Georgia Parole Board issued Baker a full and unconditional pardon.

A stunning study in contrasts: Washington DC, 1946. Poverty in view of the Capitol Posted on Facebook by Larry Rogak ‎Vintage African American Photography

A stunning study in contrasts: Washington DC, 1946. Poverty in view of the Capitol Posted on Facebook by Larry Rogak ‎Vintage African American Photography

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. - Harriet Tubman Freedom from mental slavery ♥ Only.

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dio-03:    Racism is Not Freedom of Speech. Nothing justifies these acts of police brutality. Black Lives Matter.    -Daniel

dio-03: Racism is Not Freedom of Speech. Nothing justifies these acts of police brutality. Black Lives Matter. -Daniel

The same summer I discovered Baldwin 1977, I discovered Donald Goines.  I never knew any pimps but I knew numbers runners, gangsters. - I got to know them better through Goines - The best street lit!

The same summer I discovered Baldwin 1977, I discovered Donald Goines. I never knew any pimps but I knew numbers runners, gangsters. - I got to know them better through Goines - The best street lit!

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View Sample Pages From 1936 to 1938, the Works Projects Administration (WPA) commissioned writers to collect the life histories of former slaves. This work was compiled under the Franklin Roosevelt ad

Georgia Slave Narratives

View Sample Pages From 1936 to 1938, the Works Projects Administration (WPA) commissioned writers to collect the life histories of former slaves. This work was compiled under the Franklin Roosevelt ad

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